Author Archives: Amber White

Tea Hive by Carissa Samaniego: Horst M. Rechelbacher Foundation in Collaboration with Franconia Sculpture Park and the University of Minnesota Bee Squad

This year Franconia Sculpture Park provided support for two new sculpture projects as part of the Horst M. Rechelbacher Pollinator Project, a new partnership between the Horst M. Rechelbacher Foundation, The University of Minnesota Bee Lab, and Franconia Sculpture Park. The partnership is an interdisciplinary effort to support pollinator health at the Horst M. Rechelbacher Organic […]

Meet our Fall 2017 Intern Artists!

The final four interns of 2017 are here! Jonathan Forrence, Angela St. Vrain, Samantha Rathbun, and Jordan Olsen have settled in to the house and on to the work pad, and they have begun creating new large-scale sculptures to be installed here at Franconia. Fall is our longest intern term here at the park, spanning […]

Spotlight on Samantha Holmes: And If We Should Pass Here

    New York artist Samantha Holmes arrived at Franconia Sculpture Park this summer as a FSP/Jerome fellow. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Experimental Mosaic from Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna, Samantha uses cultural symbols and patterns […]

Meet our Summer 2017 Intern Artists!

Summertime is peak season here at Franconia Sculpture Park, with our Music@Franconia series, Kids Make Sculpture workshops, scratch block workshops and Community Collaboration Hot Metal Pour, the Hot Metal Resident Artist Pour, and more visitors than any other time of the year! Meet the crew that keeps us going through our hottest time of the year: […]

Spotlight on FSP/Jerome Fellow Zaq Landsberg

In 2005, New York artist Zaq Landsberg purchased two acres in a remote Utah desert for $610 off of eBay. After venturing out to the land that summer, Landsberg and a few friends who would become the first Zaqistani citizens declared independence from the United States and founded the Republic of Zaqistan. Ten years later, […]

Spotlight on Flight and Mobilization: FSP/Jerome Fellows Pedram Baldari & Nooshin Hakim Javadi

    “…the wings are without their bodies, suspending and strained from movement they have different connotations about our contemporary issues as a society in opposition to the human desire of mobilizing life.”   Pedram Baldari was born in 1981 in Kurdistan, Iran. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Tehran […]

Meet our Spring 2017 Interns!

Check out our Fantastic Five, also known as Parky Park & the Funky Bunch: Andrew Ingersoll, Jordan Jirschele, Connor McNerney, Alicia Proudfoot, and Heidi Zenisek! Meet Andrew Ingersoll Hometown: San Diego, CA Education: University of California, Berkeley What is your Spirit Tool? Albuterol Inhaler What is your breakfast go-to? Bananas How did you hear about […]